Tag: jerusalem

1978 Jerusalem Houses

How about this cracking aerial shot of High Blantyre? It’s 1978 in this photo and the flat roofs of the ‘Jerusalem Houses’ are apparent. So white and new looking, despite being nearly 7 years old. The brand new EK Expressway runs alongside on a newly created embankment which also saw Hillhouse Road being realigned. There’s […]

1971 The Construction of ‘Jerusalem’

We turn now to 1971. Photographed from above is the commencement of the new housing estate at Jerusalem, High Blantyre. Of course this is the affectionately nicknamed housing estate which has white homes and initially had flat roofs. It did once look very middle Eastern. In this photo, the East Kilbride Expressway had not yet […]